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we're told it was an intense situation when firefighters got here. the house was fully engulfed in flames. you had family members trying to rush back into the home. unfortunately they didn't get them in time. but again we're told there were five victims altogether who died in the house fire. the 55-year-old grandmother, her four grandchildren. the child's ages range from 1- year-old to 7 years old. the oldest went to the elementary school. one thing that the fire chief wanted to emphasize. they weren't sure if there were working fire alarms in the home and he just wanted to put out a reminder to everyone if you do not have a working smoke detector in your house, the fire department will provide a free one. firefighters will come out and install it. so please shake sure you check on that. but again, very sad situation. emotional family members about two dozen of them, family members tell us they're very close-knit and they all rushed out here when they heard about the fire. again a 55-year-old woman, the grandmother who died in the
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fire and her four grandchildren, ages 1 to 7 years old. we're live in baltimore, linda so, abc2 news. abc2 news linda so we'll check in with you later. right now hope is running out. this in the search for a young girl and charlie has the overfight developments out of colorado. what can you tell us? >> megan, 10-year-old jessica ridgeway disappeared last friday doing something thousands of kids do every morning. she was walking to school. since then the search has turned up nothing until late last night where police found a body near the town of afterhave da just a few miles from where the girl went missing. this morning investigators have yet to identify the body. but three sources have told abc2 news the investigators have reason to believe this is the body of 10-year-old jessica ridgeway. it's going to take more time to make the positive identification. crime scene technicians have been there all night long working the scene and we're going to bring you updates an the case as it becomes available. for now back to the studio with megan. tile now for a check of the
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weather. lynette charles is here. >> it is chilly outside this morning. so as the kids go to the bus stop make sure you have the coat. you will need it. temperature coming in at 46 degrees. we will have lots of sunshine in the forecast for today. as you go into the afternoon the kids still going to need the coat because the temperature only around 61 degrees. bwi right now coming in at 49 degrees under clear skies. we have some very dry air out there. that dew point coming in at 39. and check out the winds out of the west northwest at about 12 miles an hour. we that had that frontal passage moving through. let's get a check now of the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. good morning. good morning lynette. well, we continue to follow break news in northeast baltimore where there's a fatal fire that has shut down denwood avenue. that's going to be right between bowland avenue and clay berry avenue. if you are traveling in the area, use the road instead. if you are using 83 this morning, here's a live look outside just north of 695. not too much traffic out there.
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everything will be up to speed. and as you do head into the city, there are going to be no delays right now. just 11 minutes you're actually taking a live look at the beltway right now at old court road. traffic moving right along there. as well as you head down to 95. and here's what 95 looks like downtown at 395. no delays through the fort mchenry tunnel and if you are traveling the beltway, no problems to report from parkville all the way up to towson. you're looking at an 11 minute ride right now and no delays from 95 up to 83. megan and charlie, over to you. coming up on "good morning maryland" at 5:00, a 10-year- old boy has a new medal to show his friends this morning. >> what he did that got him the mayor's medal of appreciation. that's coming up at 5:00.
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a health alert for you on this thursday morning, the cdc says as many as 1500 marylanders now at risk for developing meningitis. so far, there are only newspaper reported cases in the state and -- nine reported stations in the state and -- cases in the state and one
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reported death. that batch came from massachusetts and was used to help relieve back pains in patients thousands of people get these shots. now to find the list of the local clinics you can head to the website abc2news.com. on "good morning maryland" at 5:00, we continue following the breaking news that's in baltimore city. >> yeah, we have team coverage on the scene of a deadly house fire and "good morning maryland" at 5:00 begins right now. we have breaking news for you on this thursday morning. a house fire near the thurgood marshall high school killed five people. >> this is going to weigh heavy on your heart this morning. we're talking about four kids ages 1 to 7 and their grandmother. they all died in the house fire and this morning we have team coverage. right now to sherrie johnson. >> reporter: yes, we are here in northeast baltimore where it has been a sad and a chaotic scene. take a look behind me here. you can see firefighters are
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still on the scene. they've put the fire out and still working on the hot spots right now. five people were killed in this early morning fire including a grandmother and four children. the fire started about 2:00 this morning at 5601 denwood avenue. again in northeast baltimore. when crews arrived on the scene, they found intense flames and people jumping out of the windows. ten people were actually in the home at the time when the fire started. five made it out safely and five others did not. now the bodies were found on the second floor of the home. police had to detain one man because he was so distraught over his mother's death he was trying to go back inside the home so they had to arrest him put him in handcuffs just to keep him safe. now two firefighters were injured. one firefighter fell from the second floor of the home to the basement and landed on another firefighter. now we are told that they have nonlife-threatening injuries and they're going to be okay. but once again, five people killed. one adult, and four children.
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and this morning i have linda so joining me live here. my colleague here. and linda, this has just been a terrible morning: i mean it's been difficult for firefighters. we've seen family members with blankets just beside themselves with grief. >> you can only imagine how difficult this is for the family. we have about two dozen family members who are all standing outside of the home right now. what we've been able to learn about the victims, it was a grandmother, 55-year-old nancy worell we're told. lived in the home. with her husband. her adult children and some grandchildren. the grandmother died in the fire, her four grandchildren who were sleeping upstairs in a bedroom also died. their ages range from 1-year- old, a 1-year-old boy're we're told and a 7-year-old child who went to moravia park elementary school. we're again told all of the victims were sleeping on the second floor. firefighters believe that this
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fire started in the basement. when they got here, they found intense flames and the grandfather who actually had to jump from the second floor window to escape those flames. five adults were able to get out but the five other people were not. the grandmother passed away. four other children, their ages range from 1-year-old to 7 years old. the fire chief did come out here this morning. they don't know at this point if there were working smoke detectors in the home and one thing he really wanted to emphasize was if you don't have a working smoke detector in your house, firefighters will come to the home for free and install that. so he wants everyone to make sure and really emphasize that message just to check your fire alarms. they will come out all you have to do is call 311 if you need these installed. but again, it's believed that this fire started in the basement. five people were able to escape and five others were not. they've been identified at 55- year-old nancy wo rell who was
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the grandmother. four grandchildren. we'll stay on the story and bring you much more in 30 minutes. we're live in northeast baltimore, linda so, abc2 news. >> also sherrie johnson out there this morning. team coverage on this heart- breaking story this house fire. five people died. we'll have more on abc2news.com. and of course we'll check in with them later on this morning. in the meantime if you are just waking up and you haven't taken a peek outside or the dog out for a walk, it's chilly out there. the question is how long do you need the coat? over to meteorologist lynette charles. >> all right megan basically all day need the coat. this morning you need to heavy coat though -- the heavy coat. the winds are on the light side in aberdeen. northwest at about 2 miles an hour. but then we head over in ellicott city where the temperature is at 45 degrees. the winds pick up a little bit more and we can see them about 6 miles an hour. and in millersville that temperature coming in at 48 degrees. as we go throughout the day the winds will be out of the west at about 5 do 10 miles an hour. but this is wet weather. there is none this morning and not going to see any at all
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through the remainder of today. get out and enjoy it and do what you have to do. take the morning jog a great george to do that but make sure you bundle up. through the day we'll top off at lunchtime 58 degrees. let's get a check now of the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. good morning. good morning lynette. well, we are still dealing with that house fire northeast baltimore. denwood avenue will be shut down between bowland avenue and clay berry avenue. if you are traveling in in the area, stick with moravia road instead. here's what the harrisburg expressway looks like in hunt valley. at shawan road everything moving right along and nice and clear on to the jfx and move downtown. as far as the beltway is concerned, no delays right now from parkville all the way up to towson. and if you are traveling on the west side of 695, no problems whatsoever. you're looking at the typical 11 minute ride right now on the outer loop from 795 all the way down to 95. that's a look at your abc2 timesaver traffic. megan and charlie, over to you. six minutes after 5:00. a car fire slowed things down on the beltway early this
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morning. take a look at this. it was a pretty incredible sight if you massed it. firefighters were on hand putting out a huge car fire. the vehicle was fully in flames. right near liberty road that exit right there. no word yet on what caused the fire or whether anyone was hurt but will keep you posted on air and online as well. tonight win or go home. the o's did something last night that they haven't done in more than 162 games. so charlie is at the live desk this morning. and charlie, with this outcome you saw a lot of history even if you didn't like the end story. >> yeah megan you said that 162 games, that is the length of the season. it was something baltimore had not done the entire time and it brought us to where we are tonight. the orioles had not lost a game all season when they had the lead after seven innings and that's where they were last night and this was a great start from miguel gonzalez. two home runs by rookies ryan o'flaherty and manny machado and that gave the orioles the two run lead going into the 9th. closer jim johnson on the mound
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and the yankees sent out 40- year-old raul ibanez. pinch hitting for a-rod. and he came up in a big way. a bomb to right. tying the game at 2. then fast forward to the 12th, the o's had won 16 straight extra inning affairs, not to be last night. it was ibanez again an upper deck shot. the bronx bombers they were the winners there. not to pile on like we said. this was something baltimore was in control of for much of the season. 16 straight extra inning games where they were the winner. 18 innings in seattle i watched that game all night. for ibanez he becomes the first player in major league history to hit two home runs in the 9th inning or later in a postseason game. now coming up in about eight minutes, we're going to med back to the bronx and hear from manager buck showalter, megan a lot of people want to know what he has to say about last night. >> absolutely, we'll look forward to that. election news right now, the right to marry the one that you love. we have heard a lot about the issue lately.
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it's the issue in november that you're going to be voting on and today students in college park are going to be in support of question 6. that's same sex marriage and also going to be trying to get more people to register to vote so they can vote in maryland's election. voter registration the deadline for us in the state is october 16th. it's coming up. it is next tuesday. the vice presidential candidates are gearing up this morning because their first and only debate is tonight. vp joe biden and congressman paul ryan, they are going to be at the center college, this is in kentucky. it's happening tonight ryan's debate preparations they have involved a core team of aides. and they have improvised sessions on his plane, as well as mock debates in hotels. all around the country. >> joe biden -- has been doing this for a long time. i mean he ran for president twice. he's a sitting vice president. he's been on this big stage many times before and that's new for me and i'm just doing my homework and studying the issues and i know how he'll come and attack us. the problem he has is he has barack obama's record he has to
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run on. >> biden says he's been studying up on the congressman's positions on all sorts of issues, the next presidential debate, that takes place on tuesday. well, a 10-year-old boy is a hero for quick thinking during an emergency. >> yeah, stay with us this morning, we're going tell you how the young man's passion for helping others gave him the knowledge to save his friend. >> and if once wasn't enough we're going back to new york for more on the orioles' crushing loss at the hand of one man. he is now public enemy number one. raul ibanez. broke our hearts, it brings up a much-needed game four. >> all right so we have unseasonably cool temperatures for today. i'll tell you how long they stick around. maybe into the weekend. all those details coming up. >> well, lynette there are no delays right now on 695 here at pew laskey highway but we have a fatal fire right now in northeast baltimorement we'll have all the -- baltimore. we'll have all the details coming up on "good morning maryland." [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso.
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he was eating it while he was coming to throw his food away. then he was choking on it twice. and i did the heimlich. >> oh palmer says that he has always wanted to be a paramedic and learned to save lives through different techniques during a cpr training. and then he says that he received the mayor's medal of appreciation award for his brave actions. >> all right, how cool is that lynette? always -- always be prepared. >> exactly. and you need to be prepared for the weather today too because it's going to be a little chilly? >> exactly especially into the afternoon. this morning, we're pretty seasonable. we should be at 47 degrees now for this time of the year. you can see baltimore at 48 degrees. but it's the afternoon that these temperatures will be coming in below average. yesterday we made it up to seasonable levels 69. today not the case. good morning westminster at 45 degrees. 51 in rock hall and easton at 52 degrees. the winds are kicking audiotape bit this morning out of the west at about 7 miles an hour in baltimore. easton along the eastern shore,
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close to 15. and ten in d.c.. hagerstown at 13. go relax a brit into the afternoon maybe about 5 to 10 miles an hour. satellite and radar no type of rain, no type of clouds out there. we'll be seeing menty of sunshine as we go throughout the day and the reason why is well, we do have high pressure in control. we will have cooler air filtering in for today. and then we will start to see another shot of cool air as we go into the weekend as another cold front moves through tomorrow. but it will be a dry cold front. so that means there won't be any type of rain with it. for today i'm going with 61 degrees. we will see ample sunshine, it's going to be cooler and by tonight it's going to be cold. the temperature coming in around 41 degrees under mainly clear skies. and tomorrow's temperature 63- degrees. we will have a few more clouds accompanying that front that comes through. it will be breezy as well and also cool and then here's that seven day forecast for you. as breezy conditions for friday, saturday, looks stellar once again but still
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temperatures below average. look at sunday, yes, our ravens' playing under good weather conditions. let's get a check now of the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. good morning. good morning lynette. well we continue to follow breaking news out of northeast baltimore where five peopler were killed in a house fire. denwood avenue is shut down between bowland avenue and play berry avenue. if you are in the area stick with moravia road instead. a live look at 95 heading downtown, at 395, everything will be up to speed there are no delays right now traveling through the fort mchenry tunnel. harbor tunnel also going to be nice and clear. and here's what the beltway looks like. the west side, no delays whatsoever here at baltimore national pike. outer loop starting to pick up but problem free from 795 all the way down to 95. that's a look at your abc2 timesaver traffic. megan and charlie, over to you. all right, it wasn't the outcome we wanted but the orioles, they now have a do or die situation going on in new york tonight. >> the series now stands at 2-1 with an o's loss meaning their season is over. >> it is hanging in the brink
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right now. jamie costello and christian schaffer have d last night and was a tough one. they've been there all week. >> reporter: a not so "good morning maryland." we're rolling out on the wrong side of bed after watching this game last night. let's show you the highlights. the orioles had a great start. miguel gonzalez was on the hill and he was just dominating the yankee bats. and then we have a home run from another rookie ryan o'flaherty and then another home run by another rookie, it was manny machado. you thought three rooks were about to beat the kings. then in the bottom of the 9th. joe girardi from the yankees makes the move. he tells a-rod to sit down. raul ibanez will be a pinch hitter and he homers to tie the ball game up in the 9th inning. one pitch, gone. then to the bottom to have the 12th with matusz on, raul ibanez one pitch gone. game over. yankees win 3-2. they now take a 2-1 lead on the orioles. let's bring in christian
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schaffer. unbelievable. may be the best pinch hitting job baseball has seen huh? >> absolutely and he came in and he's clutch. got all the fans around here yankees stadium inside and outside the stadium chanting rye yawl. no one chanting a-rod here tonight after that performance. but you know, everyone is going to talk about what a tough loss it is. what a great performance by gonzalez. eight strikeouts and no walks. he was dealing tonight. he looked great. the yankees had no chance against him. they got to johnson there in the 9th and then matusz there in extra innings. but boy, what a tough loss. talk about the pitching you know matusz and johnson you know gave up the home runs but the orioles need to get the offense going here. two runs against the yankees is not going to get it done. we heard from showalter after the game. >> it was very hard to do what these young men do for a living and it doesn't always work out perfectly and that's part of you know, it's happened you know at times during the year and it's part of the process.
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>> before the game, buck showalter had not announced who was going to be the starting pitcher for game four. he said it could be tillman or joe saunders who pitched that great game in the wild card game against texas. he said it will be joe saunders for game four tonight going against phil hughes for the yankees. >> all right a great ball game. the yankees win 3-2. unbelievable. going to be tough. all right go get them tonight. it's all we can do. see you tonight live at the yankees stadium at the 5:00, 6:00 and 11:00 news. with christian schaffer, i'm jamie costello for "good morning maryland." >> of course when you turn the television on -- you won't sleep and the first thing i say was the home run and my heart just sunk when i saw raul ibanez. >> thank you and everybody else out there. >> the o's they do play tonight first pitch from yankees stadium is 77. there there's a game tonight -- if there's a game five it would take place in new york tomorrow. could a sweet tooth make you a genius? of course it could. >> of course it could. >> love the candy corns, well, believe it or not they are
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saying that there could be a tie to brains and chocolate. >> yeah, we're going to see the connection some are now making between eating the sweet treats and winning a nobel prize. >> also ahead this morning what was once considered a condition for older adults now affecting people at a younger age. we're going to have more on the new numbers for at risk of stroke. >> as we go to break this morning, a live look breaking news out of northeast baltimore. this, a house fire, five people confirmed dead. four children ages 1 to 7. we've got team coverage for you throughout the day on "good morning maryland." we're back in just a bit.
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news time now 5:23. thank you for joining us on this thursday morning. stroke and its risk factor used to be a condition for older adults, but that's not the case anymore. a new study finds that it afetes people at a youngerage. they report that between the years of 1993 and 2005, the average age of people who experienced strokes fell from the age of 71 to 69. now more people under age 55 are also reporting strokes. researchers believe risk factors include things like
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diabetes, obesity and high cholesterol. all of these things could play a role researchers say. your love for chocolate will someday maybe payoff and get you a nobel prize sort of. there's more proof this morning that the sweet treat boosts brain power. it found that a country's per capita chocolate consumption was related to the number of nobels it won. switzerland led the way as well as with nobel prizes. the united states in the middle of the pack, so go ahead and eat that chocolate muffin. you can do it for the country. >> all right, you saying there's a chance? all right, there's some of the best lounging clothes ever made. they're comfy and in some cases fashionable. >> yeah, one city though what they ranked the most of when it comes to sporting the sweats. we'll tell you about the winner and the big winner is actually closer than you mathink. >> and could the age of dinosaurs be returning? some scientists think they have the answer. we'll bring you the more findings. >> also ahead this morning we are on the scene of a deadly house fire, this is northeast
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baltimore. four children and their grandmother pass aid what in the fire. we're going to have the very latest in a live report.
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thank you for joining us on this thursday morning. when you get home from a long day, you're probably going to look for ward to putting on the sweatpants, getting all comfortable. throwing on a pair and then just lounging on the couch. it turns out nowhere is more true than philadelphia this story. it turns out that a survey found the city is the nation's top boy of sweats per person. hartford, connecticut came in second and pittsburgh was third. you can keep on dreaming. scientists now say it's impossible because actual dinosaur dna is long gone. it comes from a claim that genetic material from dinosaurs could be used the cloning efforts. so no chance of any dinosaurs roaming the earth again. a lot of people would just drive past it if they saw a burning car on the side of the road. >> luckily for one woman who were two men who came in there
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to help out. the video here in maryland overnight. >> a parking garage collapses killing two people. we're going to bring you the latest on the search for those still missing on the scene. >> we're on the scene with team coverage this morning of the house fire in baltimore. we're going to have live team coverage with linda so and sherrie johnson in baltimore. topping america's money, growth continues at a modest pace. the housing market provided a big boost during the summer. there's word bp and the justice department are close to settlement over the deepwater horizon oil spill. the "wall street journal" reports negotiations have been heating up on a multibillion dollar deal to settle the liability. the energy department says heating costs will be way up compared to last winter. the warmest on record. people who use heating oil can expect bills to rise 20%. natural gas customers will be paying 15% more. and americans love

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